List of Pokemon Transferable to Pokemon Sword and Shield - Prima Games

List of Pokemon Transferable to Pokemon Sword and Shield

by Ginny Woo

Now that we’ve seen the birth of Pokemon Home as well as witnessed how immensely popular it’s become with players of all kinds, we reckon that it’s about time that some of our beloved Poketeam members made it into our current copies of Pokemon Sword and Shield. Now, it probably comes as no surprise that there are Pokemon who aren’t part of the Galar Pokedex that you can nonetheless have in your game, and most of these are going to be acquirable through judicious use of Pokemon Home. Here’s our list of the Pokemon transferable to Pokemon Sword and Shield so you can tick them off your collector’s list too.

List of Pokemon Transferable to Pokemon Sword and Shield

  • Bulbasaur
  • Ivysaur
  • Venusaur
  • Squirtle
  • Wartortle
  • Blastoise
  • Mewtwo
  • Mew
  • Celebi
  • Jirachi
  • Cobalion
  • Terrakion
  • Virizion
  • Reshiram
  • Zekrom
  • Kyurem
  • Keldeo
  • Rowlet
  • Dartrix
  • Decidueye
  • Litten
  • Torracat
  • Incineroar
  • Popplio
  • Brionne
  • Primarina
  • Cosmog
  • Cosmoem
  • Solgaleo
  • Lunala
  • Necrozma
  • Marshadow
  • Zeraora
  • Meltan
  • Melmetal
  • Alolan Raichu
  • Alolan Vulpix
  • Alolan Ninetales
  • Alolan Diglett
  • Alolan Dugtrio
  • Alolan Meowth
  • Alolan Persian
  • Ponyta
  • Rapidash
  • Farfetch’d
  • Weezing
  • Corsola
  • Zigzagoon
  • Linoone
  • Darumaka
  • Darmanitan
  • Stunfisk
  • Pikachu (its hat-wearing varieties)

It’s not going to be entirely straightforward to get your mitts on these, as with the likes of Melmetal it’ll involve transferring the Pokemon from one title to another, then to Home, then from Home to Pokemon Sword and Shield. While we reckon Home is a godsend, it’s definitely not foolproof or without its fair share of hoops to jump through so just be prepared for that! However, it’s probably nice to have a centralized list of the Pokemon that you can actually transfer to your Galarian adventures so that you don’t have to figure that out via trial and error.

Now that you’ve got our latest on the current list of Pokemon transferable to Pokemon Sword and Shield, it should help you plan out your Pokemon Home usage a little bit better. We absolutely can’t wait to see some of our older generation favorites puttering around and enjoying curry with us, so we hope that you get to experience that soon! Need a hand with anything else as you traipse around the Galar region? Check out these other tips and tricks that we’ve put together for all aspiring Trainers:

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